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Leslie Marmon Silko

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The Man to Send Rainclouds Summary

Written in 1967 and published two years later in the New Mexico Quarterly, "The Man to Send Rain Clouds" established Silko as a brilliant new Native American writer. The story brought her wide recognition as well as a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The story is based on an incident Silko had heard about in her hometown of Laguna, New Mexico: an old man had been found dead in a sheep camp...

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